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Members of the Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) will stop work for one hour at 8am this Friday, September 30 at all major airports. The stoppage is in accordance with protected industrial ballots conducted among baggage handlers, presentation and catering staff taken over the last month, which over 95 per cent of TWU members voted in favor of.
The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) has called on Qantas management to adopt a constructive approach to future enterprise bargaining negotiations to avoid a repeat of yesterday’s industrial action at airports across Australia.
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The Transport Workers Union expressed its regret that the travelling public will experience airport delays early tomorrow (Tuesday, September 20) as a result of Qantas’ efforts to frustrate efforts to agree to a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA).
The Transport Workers Union today said months of frustration caused by aggressive new Qantas management strategies were behind its members’ decision to take industrial action next week.
Following continued stonewalling by Qantas management in ongoing enterprise bargaining negotiations, the Transport Workers Union of Australia has today written to Qantas advising that TWU members across the country will take industrial action next week.